If you want clarity on what has been announced so far and what the common questions being raised, we will look to explore these with regards to grants, loans, employees and self-employed.
We will be looking at:• Who is eligible for the Job Retention Scheme – what we know so far• How business rates holidays and cash grant schemes will work• How businesses can borrow from the Business Interruption Loan Scheme• What ICAEW Chartered Accountants can do now
Iain Wright FCA, Director for Business and Industrial Strategy, ICAEW started his career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte before moving to One North East the regional development agency for the North East of England. In 2004 he became Labour Member of Parliament for Hartlepool, having succeeded Peter Mandelson in a by-election. During his time in Parliament Iain was a Minister in Gordon Brown’s Government, first as Minister for Housing and Planning at the Department for Communities and Local Government between 2007 and 2009 and then as Minister for Schools and Apprenticeships in the Department for Children, Schools and Families from 2009 until 2010. In opposition Iain was Shadow Minister for Industry between 2011 and 2015. Following the General Election of 2015, he was elected by the House of Commons to be Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee, where he led high profile inquiries into the sale of BHS and working practices at Sports Direct. He stood down at the 2017 General Election. Iain is a Governor of Middlesbrough College and trustee of Kings College London’ Industrial Strategy Advisory Board. He also chairs the policy forum of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
John Boulton, Director, ICAEW Technical Policy is responsible for ICAEW’s technical policy work, representing our members’ views to government and standard setters. He has been providing ICAEW technical input on issues emerging from Coronavirus. John’s background is in corporate reporting, having been an auditor, preparer and analyst of listed company corporate reports. In his previous role he was responsible globally for accounting policy and research at rating agency Fitch. John trained with PwC in London. He is the chair of the London Society of Chartered Accountants financial reporting group and represents ICAEW at Accountancy Europe. He is a former member of the FASB’s advisory council.
Frank Haskew BFP FCA, Head of Tax at ICAEW joined the Tax Faculty technical team in January 1998 and has been head of the Tax Faculty since 2002. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in 1987 and immediately specialised in tax consultancy. Frank has executive responsibility for the Tax Faculty's various activities – both in respect of our technical output, public policy work and the provision of member services. He has appeared regularly before parliamentary committees to discuss tax policy developments. In February 2014 he was appointed to the Tax Advisory Group set up to give advice to the Welsh Government on tax policy matters. In recent years, he has been leading on the changes to our professional conduct rules on tax and also on the tax implications of Brexit. Frank is a past editor of the Tax Faculty’s magazine TAXline and its supplements, and continues to write for TAXline on a regular basis.
John Mongelard, Technical Manager leads ICAEW’s programme on financial services issues that have a risk or regulation theme. As a Technical Manager, he has led on policy development, member education, he has organised topical discussion-based events and writes regularly in the faculty’s magazine, FS Focus. In his role, he looks at how financial services issues such as misconduct, crypto-currencies, corporate governance and IFRS 9 are influencing financial services firms, their regulators and lending to the real economy.
Should you experience webinar difficulties, please click here
ICAEW is collating resources to offer support and information to members as conditions unfold.
Visit the hub: icaew.com/insights/coronavirus
If you are an ICAEW Member or Student or have already created an Account please login below. Otherwise please create an Account.
This screen shows you the details for the selected product.
Click the "Add to Cart" button to add this product to your shopping cart. You can enter a quantity larger then 1 to add multiples of this product to your shopping cart.
If the product is full you will see a "Wait List" button. Click this button if you would like to be notified if/when capacity is added. If capacity is increased we will email you. Upon receipt of the increased capacity notification, registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
If the product is not ready for purchase you will see a "Notify Me" button. You can click this button if you would like to be notified when this product is ready for purchase.
Some products can only be purchased through our partner. In this case you will see an "External Register" button. Click this button to purchase through our partner's website.